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What on Earth Wall Book
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Joan Miró exhibition, The Ladder of Escape, Tate Modern until 11 September 2011
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Love Police
Love Police: Report on Banking and Tax (1 of 2)
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Voluntary Sector jobs
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EnlightenNext. . .
hosts a Midsummer Renaissance Festival, Islington, London 30-31st July.
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Course
Schumacher College
Gaia’s Kitchen Meets Gaia’s Garden
13 - 16 September 2011
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Friends of Resurgence
July/August 2011

Welcome front cover
Storytelling

Once Upon A Time: A celebration of storytelling – especially as a tool for social change; plus we applaud the rise (and rise) of small Festivals and look at how art, music and literature can inspire more mindful living. The issue highlights Schumacher’s Centenary anniversary and we present Resurgence for the Kids – summer reading and ideas for introducing young people to the Resurgence ethos.

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Illustratio by Linda ScottFighting the Greedy Ghosts

Philip Pullman rails against the idea that communities must bid against each other for the services they need, including our precious libraries. Bidding for public services brings the very worst excesses of market fundamentalism into the one arena that used to be safe from them.

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The Isle of EiggEnergy Demoocracy

Juliet Davenport, founder of Good Energy, explains why we need a new model for our energy future and why everyone has a role to play in the transformation to renewables. She looks forward to a future where thousands of independent generators make clean, green energy for our communities.

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ForestsStrong Roots

"It was the first year my grandfather had to use a stick to walk, but I was too young to know what that meant, and we were still going to pick wild flowers in the Jordanian hillside like we did every spring."

Munir Atalla reflects on the bond between land, seasons, family and community that gives us our true sense of place and what matters.

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Odyssey 2050Finding Salvation

Lorna Howarth reviews The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clark and discovers a sublimely moving novel that scales the heights of passion and the depths of despair.

"What a pleasure to read a book such as this, layered as it is with eloquent and compassionate prose, deftly composed narrative passages on subjects both tragic and disturbing."

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Also free to read online from the Jul/Aug Issue

Summer Festivals More
Green and Away More
Stories for Change More
Eminent Corporations More


This month's web exclusives

Word Quest: Sadie Green
Uncivilisation: Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine
Inconvenient Truths: Fritjof Capra
Poetry in Motion: Caspar Walsh
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Don't miss the following articles only in print

The Power of Storytelling: Michael Morpurgo
Non-violent Protest: Paul Rogers
Rainbow of Language: Sandy Brown

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Events

Resurgence Summer Camp
near Worcester
28 – 31 July
A weekend of talks, music, craft and inspiration. More information and online booking. . .
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Let's Grow Food! Eight Steps back to the Land
Green and Away, Worcester
22-24 July, 2011
Speakers include Colin Tudge, Jenny Jones, Mary Clear.
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